Saying it was to insure that operating pressures do not increase to unacceptable levels, Sea Robin Pipeline issued an OFO, effective Saturday until further notice, for all offshore receipt points. “Shippers are required to verify receipt point nominations and flow rates with their proposed receipt point operator prior to nomination on Sea Robin, as well as maintain balanced receipt and delivery nominations,” Sea Robin said. It also noted that the Hess Corp.-operated Sea Robin Gas Processing Plant was expected to remain shut in through Sunday and that Hess will provide an update on operations Monday morning.

Tennessee declared a force majeure late Thursday and required two meters on line section 9A-101 to shut in after a leak was discovered in the line. Repairs are expected to continue until at least May 31, the pipeline said. Tennessee also said Friday maintenance between Main Line Valves 12-1 and 17-1 has been completed, allowing physical flow to resume at 17 impacted meters.

Southern California Gas lost 750 MMcf/d of storage withdrawal capacity Thursday when it began modification of a dehydration unit’s inlet spool at its Aliso Canyon facility. The work is expected to last through June 8.

Columbia Gas said integrity management work beginning Thursday on Line SM-102 from Leach, KY, to Ceredo Compressor Station will require that firm contracts with Big Sandy as the primary delivery point will not be allowed to flow at that meter. The work is estimated to be completed on or about June 30, Columbia said, adding that neither firm nor interruptible service will be available during this outage.

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